Variance Standards

Variance Standards

This module provides an introduction to the standards for granting a variance. It is intentionally difficult to qualify for a variance, and this module outlines the specific circumstances and laws regulating this process to prevent abuse of the system. Viewers will learn the statutory standards for granting a variance, the burden on the applicant to prove hardship, and basic processes for reviewing and granting a variance.

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You may also be interested in the following other Land Use Modules:

Conducting an Evidentiary Hearing

Making a Quasi-Judicial Decision

Special Use Permits


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